Sinai Peninsula

Pence visit showcases dilemma facing Egypt, Jordan leaders

Author: APThu, 2018-01-18 03:00ID: 1516289284456329000CAIRO: US Vice President Mike Pence’s upcoming visit to the Middle East comes at a time of …

Israel

El-Sisi Names New Intelligence Chief in Latest Security Shakeup

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has named an interim spy chief, according to the state-run Middle East News Agency, in the latest shakeup in …

Egypt

The anti-Israel BDS Movement seeks the destruction of Israel, not a two-state peace with Palestinians

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement pretends to be working toward peace between Israel and the Palestinians, but in reality many of its supporters want to destroy Israel as a Jewish state. For this reason, BDS has attracted support from terrorists, convicted killers and …

Opinion

2018 BlueBay Travel Award Winners

<i>WHY IT RATES: BlueBay Hotels & Resorts celebrated the BlueBay Travel Awards gala event in Madrid. —Codie Richards, TravelPulse Associate …

Quintana Roo

Russian airline may resume flights to Cairo in late February

Russian airline may resume flights to Cairo in late February<p>The Metrojet's Airbus A-321 with registration number EI-ETJ that crashed in Egypt's Sinai …

News (China)

Is War About to Break Out in the Horn of Africa? Will the West Even Notice?

Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia are close to armed conflict over a Nile dam project; so far the United States is ignoring them.<p><i>This article was originally</i> …

International Relations

Palestinians to 'Slap Back' for Trump Jerusalem Move, Abbas Says

Palestinians will “slap back” for the humiliation they’ve suffered from the Trump administration and seek to replace the U.S. with other …

Israel

Tuesday Becomes Execution Day in Egypt

For the past three Tuesdays, Egypt has hanged civilians sentenced to death by military tribunals:<p><b>Jan.</b> <b>9:</b> Three men were hanged. They had been convicted of rape and sentenced to die by a military tribunal in 2011.<p><b>Jan.</b> <b>2:</b> Four men accused of being Islamic militants were hanged. They had been tried and …

Opinion

Palestinians hit dead end on all fronts

On the night of Jan. 13-14, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) aircraft reportedly bombed “terror targets” in the Gaza Strip. In the morning, it emerged …

Israel

Gunmen kill Christian in Egypt's Sinai

Egyptian security officials say gunmen have shot dead a Christian man in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula, the latest attack to target …

Egypt

GUEST COLUMN: Shaking up the Mideast

<b>BY DAVID T. JONES, GUEST COLUMNIST</b>After more than a generation of excavation in the Middle East, the U.S. government has finally concluded the hole …

Israel

Palestinians say Egyptian forces killed Gaza fisherman

Palestinian authorities say a Gaza fisherman died a day after Egyptian naval forces shot him off the coast.<p>The Interior Ministry said Saturday that …

Egypt

Report: Netanyahu offered Sinai state in exchange for annexation

Four former senior US officials claimed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu offered the Obama administration a two-state solution in which …

Israel

Egypt falls under 'travel with increased caution' category in updated US travel advisory

The United States official government website updated its Travel Advisory List Wednesday, with Egypt’s rank in the second category remaining as …

Egypt

End of the World Cinema

An abandoned outdoor movie theater in the Sinai desert.<p>As you walk on the sand to get to the eeriest theater in the world, the scene feels distinctly …

World Cinema

News24.com | Egypt says its forces kill 8 suspected militants in Sinai

Egypt says security forces have killed eight suspected militants in a shootout in the northern Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt

Dahab | Kitesurfing Holidays and Travel Guides » Africa » Egypt

Why Visit?<p>Dahab (meaning 'Gold' in Arabic) is a small Bedouin town on the coast of the Sinai Peninsula. Only an hour away from St.Catherine and Mount …

Kitesurfing

Netanyahu: Israel has stopped hijacked planes from crashing into European cities

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday hinted that Israel has prevented hijacked airplanes from crashing into European cities.<p>“We have, through …

Israel

Trump’s peace deal: A Gaza-centered Palestine

On Jan. 2, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman met with new Zionist Camp leader Avi Gabbay. It was a friendly meeting to give the two men a chance …

Israel

Egypt to Set Election Date as Potential El-Sisi Rivals Drop Out

Egypt’s top election body is scheduled on Monday to set the date for a presidential election that so far has only one potential contender: incumbent …

Egypt

Israel turns the power back on to Gaza, giving residents about six hours’ worth a day

GAZA CITY — There was some small respite for residents of the Gaza Strip on Sunday as Israel restored the electricity it supplies to the Palestinian enclave after a nine-month-long hiatus.<p>However, even with the boost, homes will receive only about six hours of power a day.<p>Gaza residents have been …

Israel

Egypt's Copts celebrate Christmas after year marred by violence

Coptic Orthodox Christians packed Egypt’s newly built Nativity of Christ Cathedral on Saturday for a Christmas Eve mass after a bloody year for a minority repeatedly targeted by jihadists.<p>Police had bolstered security around the country’s churches for days, especially at the cathedral east of Cairo …

Middle East

The Rise Of Fake News In The Middle East & Beyond

There is a growing need for media organs to report the facts as they are, and not as people want them to be<p>US President Donald Trump hosts a recent …

World News

Internet confusion after Egypt footballer wins Africa award

<b>A discussion is taking place on social media over whether an Egyptian football player should have been named the African Player of the Year 2017.</b><p>Egyptian-born Mohammed Salah, 25, was awarded the title in Accra, Ghana, on 4 January by the Confederation of African football (CAF) after a public …

Soccer

Islamic State Vows to Topple Rival Hamas in Gaza, Threatens Attacks on Israel

The Islamic State terror group has released a new video from its Sinai Peninsula branch, in which it threatens to target rival Hamas in the Gaza …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Sears closing 100 more stores

RETAIL<p>Sears closing 100 more stores<p>On Thursday, Sears announced that it would continue the “right-sizing” of its retail footprint by closing 103 …

Vijay Mallya

Gaza's Next War: ISIS Vows To Overthrow Radical Rival Hamas For Failing To Stop Trump

The Egyptian wing of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has declared war on Hamas for failing to stop President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Russia Restores Flights to Cairo 2 Years After Deadly Crash

The decree published on Thursday exempts Cairo from the November 2015 executive order halting Russian passenger flights to Egypt.<p>The exemption does …

Russia

Israel Tells African Migrants, Asylum-Seekers To Leave Or Go To Jail

The UNHCR has said the ultimatum would violate international refugee law, and two East African nations deny making any deals on the matter with Israel.<p>Almost 40,000 undocumented African migrants in Israel will soon face a grim choice: uproot their lives and leave now, or risk going to jail …

African-American News

Islamic State declares war on rival Hamas with video execution

JERUSALEM — The extremist Islamic State group’s branch in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has taken a simmering dispute with the Palestinian Hamas group based in nearby Gaza to new levels, releasing a 22-minute video in which it calls on its followers to attack the group and shows the execution of a man it …

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